5077.0 Health eduction to address diabetes in underserved population

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Diabetes self-care management is a crucial element of good diabetes care and can improve glycemic control. Diabetic patients need continuity of support, monitoring, and resource for compliance and disease management. This session explores educational and clinical strategies to address non-compliance of self-care in diabetic patients.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify strategies to improve diabetes care in underserved populations. 2. Discuss disparities and their impact on diabetes management and control.
Ali Moradi, MD, MPH

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)